The luxury five star g Hotel & Spa, together with its award winning AA rosette Restaurant gigi’s, has announced the appointment of Jason O’Neill to the role of head chef. O’Neill makes a welcome return to the g having previously worked in the hotel as sous chef for a number of years. He rejoins the g to take up this new role after gaining valuable experience as head chef of a well-known seafood restaurant in Barna, Galway, where his food and menus were a huge success. O’Neill brings more than 12 years' experience to his role and holds a passion for simple, deliciously flavoured food, second to none.
Originally from Monaghan, Jason O’Neill trained in Killybegs, County Donegal, and then went on to travel and work in Australia for a number of years in various culinary positions gaining vast experience. In his role as head chef at the g, he will oversee all culinary aspects of the hotel's menus including Restaurant gigi’s, the Signature Lounges, weddings, and all conference business. He launched his delicious new Signature Lounge menu last month.
Triona Barrett, general manager of the g Hotel & Spa, is delighted to welcome Jason O’Neill back. Commenting on his role she said: "It’s really great to have Jason back in the kitchen. His talent was always very evident. Jason is a very talented chef and we are excited to show our customers what he and his team can do. His food is something very special.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Jason O’Neill said: "To come back to the g as head chef is great. My team and I are very passionate about creating really good, simple, food cooked well, all sourced from local producers. Our new menu in the Signature Lounges is doing really well with great customer comments. I'm looking forward to meeting our customers and helping to make their dining experience at the g something really special.”